Holy Family ministry: The Notre Dame du Lac Grotto Buy a Brick Program is an ongoing project that will provide for completion, maintenance and improvement to the grotto. If interested in purchasing a brick in honor of a loved one, you can call the church office at 563-2325. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

2018 Annual Bishop’s Appeal: If you have yet to make your commitment and would still like to do so, there is still time as you can return your commitment card in the offertory, or simply mail it to the diocese in the provided envelope, or visit htdiocese.org/bishopsappeal to make your gift online. Holy Family’s goal is $9,900. Please help us to meet this goal.

Information session for first-time home buyers: The session will provide information for middle- and low-income people who wish to become first-time homeowners. Pre-purchase counseling and credit counseling are included from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at St. Luke Community Center, 300 E. 10th St., Thibodaux. Please RSVP to 446-0487, ext. 202, to reserve your spot by Sept. 5.

St. Vincent de Paul Tri-Parish Community Pharmacy: The pharmacy is in need of volunteer pharmacists and pharmacy techs. The volunteer commitment is generally one morning every four to six weeks. The pharmacy is in operation 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the pharmacy at 872-2253.

CENTS: CENTS will offer the Small Business Course beginning in September through Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. This course is designed to help people who are interested in starting a small business. It will be held one evening a week for six weeks. A different business topic will be discussed each week. There is a $20 fee associated with this course. Anyone who is interested in participating, please call 876-0490 to register.

Annunziata: The St. Vincent de Paul Society is asking for donations of non-perishable food and toiletries for the pantry.

RCIA: Deacon Harold Fanguy will have a callout for his RCIA adult religion classes at 6 p.m. Monday at Holy Family Church. If you are interested in becoming a Catholic, you can be part of our RCIA program. If you are 21 years old and were baptized Catholic and have not received the sacraments of First Eucharist or confirmation, you are invited to participate in our class. Please see Deacon Harold after the weekend Masses or call him at 872-6415 for more information.

Birthdays:Lonnie J. Parfait, Pagne Duplantis, Sept. 6; Derron Bourg, Heather Breaux, Eve Dean, Pauline Dupre, Sept. 7; Ronald Naquin, Kristy Sons, Dustin Parfait, Chad Breaux Jr., Tina Parfait, Sept. 8; Yvonne Prosperie, Judy Breaux, Mark L. Roy Carrere, Sept. 9; Florence Billiot, Wendy Callais, Scotty Aucoin, Linda Pellegrin, Kisty Dupre, Timie Ross, Sept. 10; Kent Guidroz Jr., Kelly Guidry, Niel Gautier, Gordon Voisin, Marie Buquet, Wilson Verdin, Charles Bergeron, Lenore Billiot, Sept. 11; Vicky Pierre, Dale Guidry, Evelyn Lodrigue, Sept. 12.

Anniversary: Vera and Vincent Chaisson; Sept. 11.

Birthdays or anniversaries: Do you or someone you know have a birthday coming up? How about an anniversary? If so, please send an email to Sheila.Parfait@gmail.com and it will be included in the Grand Caillou News. You can also email Sheila with any name spelling corrections, Sheila.Parfait@gmail.com.